May 2015

Financial Planning Focus – The Sneaky Impact of Behavioral Economics

By Kristan L. Anderson, CEBS, CFP®

Unlike standard economics, which suggest that, as humans, we understand the full implications of our actions, behavioral economics allows that the impact of psychological, social and emotional factors creates a flawed decision-making process. Two basic principals that make behavioral economics

May 2015

Financial Planning Focus – Top Investment Risks

By Glen J. Buco CFP®

Since its bottom on March 9, 2009, the stock market has had a very good run, with the S&P 500 up approximately 205% through March 31, 2015. While we believe there is further upside to this market, this is the time to evaluate your investment goals and potential challenges, to prepare for the next major market correction. The risks that follow tend to be overlooked and grow in a rising market.